With the season about to unofficially change to summer, it’s time for some lighter fare, says Mary Ann Rennie.
Special events manager in the Office of the President, she has shared her recipe for loaded hummus, which dresses up the Mediterranean dip as the centrepiece for a family dinner or picnic.
Spread a serving platter with hummus, prepared to your favourite recipe or purchased from a store or restaurant.
Top with any or all of:
- crumbled feta cheese (omit to make vegan)
- kalamata or green olives
- roasted red peppers, diced
- tomatoes, diced or cut into wedges
- chopped fresh parsley or basil
- whole chickpeas
- smoked paprika
Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and serve with an assortment of pita wedges, crostini, and crackers.
Find more recipes — as well as a place to submit your own — on the Healthy Eating website.